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How blockchain technology will reshape health care – American Medical Association

Blockchain advocates say a breakthrough “killer app” is imminent that will change the business of healthcare as we know it. In the meantime, however, there are at least five practical uses for the technology that permits the distribution of digital information, but not the copying of that information. These include: “Smart” contracts. Contracts automatically go… Read More »

Blockchain application still in nascent stages for healthcare, report finds

Dive Brief: Blockchain holds huge potential in healthcare from increasing work efficiencies to secure data sharing, interoperability and improved patient outcomes, but few use cases have been proven and challenges remain, according to a new CB Insights report. The paper looks at stakeholder interest, scalability issues and necessary safeguards to see where blockchain will likely… Read More »